Newspaper well worth $1

Dear Editor,I am writing in response to the staff column, “Newspaper not worth $1.”Some of us can’t afford internet, etc.I’m d...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Ohio tackles opioid epidemic

Opioid abuse in Ohio is bad and getting worse. Increases in the number of foster-care children in agency custody, the number of poisonings and overdos...

March 6th, 2017 |  


If we can’t fix the WTO, let’s go around it

If we can’t fix the WTO, let’s go around it

Last week the Alliance for American Manufacturing released a new report confirming what many of us in Ohio have known for a long time – our inte...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Coming together to celebrate Ohio history

Coming together to celebrate Ohio history

It is no secret that I am a history enthusiast, especially when it comes to the stories of our state and nation. This week marked Ohio’s 214th b...

March 2nd, 2017 updated: March 2nd, 2017. |  


A speech for America to be proud of

A speech for America to be proud of

I am not sure who wrote President Donald Trump’s address to Congress speech delivered Tuesday night but — dang, that was some speech.I was...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Fighting for Ohio’s rural communities

Fighting for Ohio’s rural communities

Ohioans who live in rural areas deserve the same access to high-quality health care as those who live in urban areas. But too many Ohioans who donR...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Bridging the digital divide in our communities

Bridging the digital divide in our communities

For many people, connecting to the internet can be as simple as reaching in their pocket and taking out a smartphone. With today’s technology, w...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Serving the community for love, not profit

Who knew there were so many hospice organizations serving the Fayette County area? It is important to understand not only hospice care but the provide...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Federalism and cultivating interstate relationships

Federalism and cultivating interstate relationships

At the start of the 132nd General Assembly, one of the many tasks my staff, leadership team, and I must discuss and establish are the standing committ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


What’s your problem with Oscar?

For many of us this Sunday marks an annual tradition. We pour our beverage of choice, pick our favorite snack, prop our feet up, and settle in for the...

February 23rd, 2017 |